This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new demos and games for Nintendo Switch as well as plenty of discounts across all platforms.
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Nintendo Switch Demos
Miitopia, Nintendo – Free
Miitopia lets you cast your friends, family or anyone you choose to star in your journey to conquer the face-stealing Dark Lord. In this demo of the game’s first area, you’ll be able to create and customize your Mii characters with wigs and makeup. Your save data from the demo can carry over to the full game when purchased, so if you enjoy your first bite, head over to Nintendo eShop to pre-purchase the full smorgasbord of swashbuckling silliness!
Nintendo Switch Games
Angels with Scaly Wings, Ratalaika Games (available Friday 30th April)
After the discovery of a mysterious portal, you are selected as one of the few humans to travel to the world of dragons. While you serve as an ambassador, you learn more about this strangely familiar place, and discover that your human colleague knows more than he’s letting on… It will be up to you and the friends you make to uncover the conspiracy that threatens the newly discovered world. In the process, you may even find love.
Battle Axe, Numskull Games
Battle Axe is an arcade top-down hack & slash featuring high-quality visuals created by veteran pixel artist Henk Nieborg, true to form game mechanics, and music from the legendary VGM composer Manami Matsumae – retro gamers rejoice! For as long as you and your people can remember, your homeland of Mercia has been held in the tyrannical grip of “Etheldred”; a despotic sorceress in the distant icy wastelands to the north.
Before I Forget, Plug In Digital
Explore the present to uncover the past, in a short story of love and loss and a life well-lived. A narrative exploration that examines a world where memories are constantly fading and jumbled. A game about dementia and what happens when you can’t hold onto the things you’ve done or the people you’ve loved.
Car Demolition Clicker, Ultimate Games
Ever dreamed of smashing your own car? Or maybe a car of your neighbour? Well… now you have a chance! Grab your weapon, call out your battle drones and start clicking the car into oblivion! Earn cash, upgrade your equipment and find more vehicles to destroy! Tons of upgrades, support weapons, special abilities and explosions! Taste the destruction at it’s best in this clicker game.
Castaway Paradise, Rokaplay
Instant vacation on your own tropical island! Decorate the island, dress up, collect insects, grow crops and help your new neighbours. On Castaway Paradise you can do whatever you want.
Crime Opera: The Butterfly Effect, eastasiasoft
Crime Opera explores both the strength and frailty of familial bonds, presenting its narrative in a beautifully illustrated style. Customize your experience by deciding to read straight through it like a kinetic novel or make choices that impact the story like a visual novel. Either way, this complex and effectual tale is bound to grip you from beginning to end as a life of crime spirals out of control.
Dull Grey, Sometimes You (available Wednesday 5th May)
Dull Grey is an award-winning visual novel about growing up. It tells about mother and son, free will, and the search for happiness among foggy mountains and grey pipes. You will be making one and the same choice again and again deciding who the son should become – a lamplighter or a tallyman. At first, it may seem that the situation leaves you no choice at all. But don’t jump to conclusions, take a moment to think it over and then, perhaps, you’ll see your story in full colour.
Fly TOGETHER!, Northplay
Fly TOGETHER! is a multiplayer game of explosive aeroplane action that will challenge your inner air traffic controller. The sequel to the award-winning Conduct TOGETHER! takes players to the skies in a race against time to bring passengers safely to their destination by drawing flight paths and avoiding collisions in increasingly challenging action-puzzles.
Legend of Keepers: Career of a Dungeon Manager, Goblinz Studio
Legend of Keepers is the perfect mix between Dungeon Management and Roguelite. You have been hired as a dungeon master by the Dungeons Company. Your job is simple: protect their dungeons! Each run will be different but players will keep some of their Master’s bonuses between runs. Like we’ve already mentioned, our game is a mix between Roguelite and Dungeon Management. How did we achieve that? By running many tests to find the perfect balance between management and dungeon phases!
New Pokémon Snap, Nintendo (available Friday 30th April)
Explore lush scenery on unknown islands to snap photos of lively wild Pokémon in their natural habitats. You might see unexpected expressions or behaviors – Pokémon patrolling their territory, playing or lurking in out-of-the-way spots. Your observations of Pokémon thriving in the wild may help unravel the truth behind the Illumina phenomenon. The Pokémon pictures you take will also be used to build your very own Pokémon Photodex! When you complete a course, you can adjust the brightness, blur, zoom and other aspects of your photo in Re-Snap mode. Then, add stickers, frames and filters for a personal touch and share your favorite photos with family and friends in-game.
R-Type Final 2, NIS America (available Friday 30th April)
For the first time in nearly two decades, you can experience R-Type Final 2! Feel the rush of taking down hordes of Bydo with your fleet of R-Type fighters equipped with an arsenal of new and classic wave cannons, force units, bit devices and devastating delta weapons. The Bydo threat is always evolving, as new enemies spawn from the wreckage of fallen foes, and stages are corrupted and altered by the sentient Bydo corruption. R-Type Final 2 unites the explosive action of the original games with modern visuals and gameplay features, making this a must-have title for new and old shoot-’em-up fans alike.
Reknum Cheri Dreamland, Nape Games
Reknum Fantasy of Dreams is an action, exploration and 2D platformer videogame, it is the latest installment in the Reknum saga in which Cheri awakens from a fantasy to start the real adventure! Explore the thematic levels, unlock new weapons and upgrade your skills, fight fearsome bosses inspired by classic gameplay, decipher the poetic words of the ancestors when you travel through the dreamworld and reach the real final outcome.
Retro Space Fighter, Erik Games
Erik Games invites players to experience the 80’s retro world and play classic Shoot ’em Up games. Retro Fighter: Shoot ’em Up appeals to all gamers with its old game spirit. There are six consecutive stages that the player can play. New enemies join to fight at each stage. The player has to complete a stage to play the next one. The player experiences new mechanics, assets, and effects as he or she plays through the final boss fight.
Slinki is a hard-as-nails 2.5D action-platformer where your own prosthetic arm is the ultimate multipurpose weapon: Use it as a bladed boomerang to control the population of mutated critters, pull levers towards you to get through puzzles and zip-line across grappling surfaces. Furthermore, instead of having your weapon return to you, why not return to it instead with the power of Slinki’s slingshot? All this to find out what happened to the once peaceful forest you used to live in.
Space Warrior, Nikita Alexeevich
Experience the world of an alternative future of the Earth and get caught up in a plot of a full-on space saga. It would seem that there is nothing to discover in the Solar System. But in the most remote corners of the Universe mankind has come up against cruel resistance. You are the only one who can save the galaxy from an alien race of invaders!
Super Arcade Soccer 2021, Ruben Alcaniz (available Friday 30th April)
Super Arcade Soccer 2021 lets you play soccer like never before, combining the best in new technology and classic retro games. It’s the best of both worlds!
Tactics meets intense gameplay in a one-of-a-kind game you’re sure to enjoy.
Face off against AI like you’ve never seen before. Enjoy a wide variety of competitions and an extensive database with the best teams and players in the world.
Super Glitch Dash, Rogue Games
Immerse yourself in jaw-dropping next-generation visuals that pulsate to the beat of the rhythm-driven gameplay. Feel the rush of your reflexes as you swipe your way past axes, hammers, lasers, meat grinders and spikes while trying to navigate the insane obstacle courses that comprise each stage. Grind rails, flip upside down, and scream into all-new indoor environments as the rollercoaster-like worlds unfold before your very eyes.
The Colonists, Auroch Digital (available Tuesday 4th May)
The Colonists is a relaxing settlement building game inspired by classic titles like The Settlers and the Anno series. Take on a series of individual campaign missions, play randomly generated maps, compete on player-designed creations or build your colony unfettered by any constraints in the sandbox mode. Explore, research, manage, tweak and refine to your heart’s content.
Ultimate Custom Night, Clickteam (available Friday 30th April)
Welcome to the ultimate FNAF mashup, where you will once again be trapped alone in an office fending off killer animatronics! Featuring 50 selectable animatronic characters spanning seven Five Nights at Freddy’s games, the options for customization are nearly endless. Mix and match any assortment of characters that you like, set their difficulty from 0-20, then jump right into the action!